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Shell, Eni trial judges in Italy criticize prosecutor for withholding blackmail video

By Phoebe Seers
  • 09 Jun 2021 12:47
  • 09 Jun 2021 13:35
Italian judges who cleared Shell and Eni of international corruption charges earlier this year have included in their formal judgment condemnation of a decision by the chief prosecutor to keep secret a video showing a key witness apparently blackmailing Eni executives. 
In their judgment published today (see here), the judges

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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